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, pretty exciting. >> here in the city and oakland too. the as beat the rangers last night. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at the oakland coliseum where the as got some work to do, could even be better if they could win the next two games. >> reporter: if they win the next two games they could win the division something that people never saw coming at the beginning of the season, the as always seen as the underdog but they are on a winning streak and the excitement is not over for fans. there is a game tonight at 7:00 against the rangers but it was a big game last night when they beat the rangers 4-3 that clinched that spot in the play- offs. here is the 9th inning strikeout that sealed the deal. >> he got him! he struck him out! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: this was the as' fourth straight win and six of seven. more than 21,000 fans packed the stands last night to see the six-year dry spell end finally. in the clubhouse corks were flying and champagne flowing. >> whoo! >> reporter: looks like fun, doesn't it? and this is a big deal because nobody expected this from the as especi
. they beat the rangers at the coliseum three to one in front of 30,000 fans. there was one run allowed over six innings. they've tied the rangers for first place in the west. this is the 162nd game of the season. al began just after 12 said that. >> this was not supposed to happen this is like cinderella crashing the ball. it's an unbelievable story in baseball right now. most experts pick the coast oakland a's to lose a hundred games and now they're on the process of winning the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and that's great news. if they win today they are the champs of their division and will have one of the best records in all of baseball. probably the most improbable story and all of baseball. they have one of the smallest pay rolls and they were 13 games behind the texas rangers on june 30th before they made this unbelievable round. they won five in a row. it did make it 60 their division champs. they will not have to go to the crazy wild card playoff scenario. they can sit at home and wait to figure out who they are going to play. to put in perspective, their
rangers again in a game drawing thousands of people to the oakland colosseum. why it could mean a big celebration for the team and the fans. good afternoon. i'm tori'm campbell. the entire regular season comes down to the final game for the oakland a's. right now they are tied for the texas rangers for the lead in the american league west and happening now ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savage is live at the colosseum where the two teams face off for a win or take all game and the crowds must be so excited alex? >> reporter: they certainly are. the colosseum will be a loud place. half hour until the first pitch and this game as you can see over here on the ticket kiosk it is officially sold out. there's a playoff-like atmosphere out here as the a's take on the texas rangers with a division title on the line. >> [applause] >> fired up a's fans filed into the colosseum this morning, confident in their teams chances today. >> we aren't worried. >> we're going to win. we are going all the way. >> on the field the a's players are staying loose knowing they can cap off an improbable season en
of the regular season. >> ball game. western division. the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world. >> you heard it. the a's are now the american league western division champs. six months ago, baseball experts had just written them off. but the a's fooled them all. securing the title after a sweep of the texas rangers. up next, the detroit tigers. we turn to jean elle. boy, what a game. >> jessica, this is exactly what a's fans have been dreaming about. a swing at the playoffs and, dare i say, the world series? fans tonight say they are ready for an exciting ride. >> i can't believe it. mom, they said we couldn't do it, we did it. >> the a's beat the rangers at a sold-out coliseum securing the top spot in the mesh league west heading into the playoffs. >> the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world. >> this is better than '89. i was there in '89. this is way louder. this is something that came from nowhere to overcome. and it was awesome. it was just awesome. >> fans say going from 13 games back to the top of the heap feels like magic. life-long fan rudy
-one = final score. the share of the division with the texas rangers. and this is coming tonight with the here are some of the highlights. this was the winning play. just amazing. jackie, this could be a real! we could be looking at the a l west? >> yes. probably the most improbable story in baseball this year the oakland a's. 93/68 tied with the texas rangers. there were 13 games behind the texas rangers and the of the word bacthey have come back-this is the last game of the season and they are in the dead heat. the winner of this game will be the american league champion it will get a little bit of time off. and it all comes down to this. who would have thought this? at the beginning of the season, oakland athletics were a long shot. they didn't improbable comeback but as you mentioned, 30,000 fans and probably the same to the oakland fans are going crazy. and as i mentioned earlier one of the most improbable teams. they have clinched the playoff spot. they will get a little bit of time off. and i think that it will be packed again tonight. they seem to be winning night after night after ni
. over the texas rangers at the coliseum. oakland is guaranteed that wild card spot. this is their first trip to the playoffs since 20 06. if they sweep the season against the rangers the could also get the american west league title. >> we have to come out tomorrow. not going to get ahead of ourselves but we are going to savor the moment. (cheers & applause) >> they are getting crazy. the giants tried to take out the dodgers last night. it got off to a right start with buster posy hitting a deep left. the bottom of the night, tied-to-2. that is when the dodgers with an rbi single. at 3-2 = y -. final score. and the kansas city royals with cabrera he is currently in line to be the first crown winner. the tigers beat 6-3. reaching the playoffs in back-to- back since 1935. coming up on the kron 4 morning news we have headlines. and a live look at the toll plaza. pretty light. and clear. once again it is going to be hot. please pardon the delay >> four men were on board to were in lifejackets they made to shortest time that it was the other two that went missing the coast guard has suspend
, if they beat the rangers again today they win the american league west and number three, there is now a report that a five-year extension the a's staying in oakland is about to be a done deal. a's doing what they do best, winning again last night against the rangers. again, showdown today, 12:30 for the al west title. a report today the a's and county coliseum authority negotiating five year lease extension. major league baseball offering to negotiate the deal. a's manager partner wolf saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would like to take the team to san jose the city officially declared san francisco, giants' territory major league baseball looking at the issue for three years. wolf said if they don't make a decision soon, take it off the table, either hit it or quit it, i don't want to sit around waiting for the commission to make up its mind. the a's face a fine if it leaves the coliseum early and there is no place to go. no stadium in san jose that can handle a mlb team. it would take years to build. mayor quan is hoping to build a stadium in oakla
of 30,000 fans johnny jones hit a home run. they tied the rangers for first place in the american league west. they are sharing the division lead with the rangers and finally even the series. let's turn to our sole reporter jacki. >> good morning marc this was not supposed to happen this way. most people predicted the oakland a's will lose almost a hundred games this season. if they have one of the lowest payrolls and though whole baseball league. there were 13 games behind the raiders and then they started to turn it around. that play for the american league west championship today if this is game 1. they are at a flat footed tie with the. last night they did it again and they won their fifth game in a row. they are 93 and 681 of the best records in baseball. it was unbelievable. they expect huge crowds and if they win today they win the american league west. they're already in the playoffs and this story continues that if they win today that will get a few days off and they will be guaranteed at least one home game. the last thing you want to do was go on this wild card game is to win
calls forts to drop the ranger just told me the park will remain closed through tomorrow. >> and to get relief from the heat crowds are flocking to the beach. check out baker beach. there are people there bravely getting into the water. it's quite cold. and there is a san francisco man arrested for kidnapping a 9-year-old girl is now facing new charges. >> this 25-year-old accused in a second incident this one in daily city. and according to prosecutors he hid in a bathroom and took inappropriate photos of 9-year-old girls by reaching underneath the stall. is he in jail for groping another 9-year-old and carrying her off campus. investigators say she reported the crime. >> gloria allred is joining the sexual misconduct case against a alleged teacher james hooker who left his wife and kids to move in way former student. hooker facing felony sex assault charges filed by another former student. >> now, oakland police are investigating another fatal shooting that just happened. >> shots rang out this afternoon on the 1500 block of 57th avenue. and this is the fifth murder in oakland in less
against the rangers winning yet again, hottest team in the majors, absolutely on fire, if they can beat the rangers today they win the al west. in the chronicle today, the a's and oakland alameda authority negotiating five year extension with mlb offering to negotiate the deal. wolf quoted as saying he's absolutely interested in the extension. he has made no secret he would prefer to have the team move to san jose, a lot of problems with that. san jose is officially giants' territory. mlb has been looking that the issue for three years, hasn't come up with anything wolf says if they don't come up with something soon, forget about it. a's face a 50 million dollar payment to the coliseum if the team does leave early for san jose. there is no place to play in san jose on top of all that. if they approve the stadium in san jose today it would be years until it could be built. where are the a's gonna play? according to the article today looks like they are going to be staying in oakland for at least the next five years. the ceo of clorox based in oakland says to wolf if you don't want to kee
. for those of you heading to the a's came later tonight against the rangers first pitch after 705 temperatures will be sitting in the low 80s and as we head into the rest of the evening we to introduce wins coming in from the south at 7 mi. an hour. take a look at your extended forecast a very warm conditions on tap tomorrow. 93 degrees expected in livermore 87 over in fremont and as we going to have to new highs by 3:00 p.m. we climbed into almost triple digits for livermore and fairfield 87 expected in vallejo. wednesday we start to turn the corner known '90s whatsoever we will continue with that cooled down temperatures below average transitioning into the weekend. robin >> will your ride into san francisco still slow by way of the bay bridge no relief for you get as you get into the city. we have a couple of trouble spots earlier accident near the toll plaza on the san francisco side not to four from the fremont street exit. your backed up on to the 880 into the bays on 280 westbound it will be as logo 80 west along the shore getting into open lots of extra time getting into s
to the playoffs zero yet! >> it was sole hot and quiet with a home run was hit we are ready for the rangers. >> the suite was amazing yes i think they can make it to the playoffs is up to them than to have to rely on anyone else they have in their hand they can do it. >> the last time the a's made it to the playoffs was in 2006 in oakland reggie colmar kron 4 news. >> for the giants beat san diego 7-5. now on to football the oakland raiders were roughed up losing to the denver broncos 37-6 the game was close in the first half. the broncos unpaid many came out the second half but up 27 straight points. the san francisco forty-niners meanwhile shut out the new york jets 34-0 is the final score. the jets were not able to do anything on either side of the ball all day long. the san francisco 49ers are 3-1 in the season and are still trailing. we will take a break at 4: 53 we will have more of a look outside. not much fog to speak of. q >> ann hathaway deter fairytale wedding. >> justin beeper gives new meaning to the san the show must go on the pop star got sick to in the kickoff concert of is
, the oakland as shock the texas rangers and major league baseball as well as they won the american league west. quite a year for the as. they came from down four runs to beat the rangers 12-5 in that division deciding game. the as swept texas and clinch. home field advantage in the first round of the play -- clinched home field advantage in the first round of the play- offs. >> too many times people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. no such thing being lucky for 162 games. >> as opened the play-offs saturday in detroit. they will play two there and three here. >>> sad no, sir. as relief pitcher brad neshek. his wife had a baby a few days ago. now asking for prayers after their first baby died in florida a few days after he was born. >>> 2,000 people are expected today for the installation of a new roman catholic archbishop in san francisco. but the ceremony is expected to draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is there to explain. >> reporter: supporters -- rather, demonstrators are in the exactly
's, a good dozen games out of first place in midsummer. they hunted down the texas rangers. i'm telling ya, what a day it was here at the ballpark! the oakland coliseum, alive and well for a critical wednesday night. >> i'm very nervous. >> i am so excited! >> i'm going crazy! >> yeah! >> reporter: a wild and wacky crowd painted the ballpark with green and gold. >> baby! >> you know what, this is just icing on the cake. >> reporter: and they will keep the lead all the way through the last out. just like that, the oakland a's are your 2012 al west division champs. >> i feel great. been here since opening day in 1967, i guess, been to '72, '73, '74. >> great. amazing. >> i want to cry! i want to cry! unbelievable! awesome! >> you know what? go a's! >> woo! >> it's incredible! incredible! >> reporter: the incredible team indeed. a's fans still celebrating here outside the coliseum. not many people across the country knew about the a's. america sure knows them now, as your oakland a's are the al west champs in 2012. live outside the coliseum, mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. >> just as recent
you. how about your oakland as? they came from down four runs to beat rangers 12-5 to win the american league west yesterday. in front of a sellout crowd the as swept texas to finish a historic late season surge. they won the last six games and clinched the home field advantage in the first round of the play-offs. >> too many times this year people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there are some good baseball players there. and there's no such thing as being lucky for 162 games. >> as open play-offs saturday. the first, two in detroit saturday and sunday. but on a sat note about as relief pitcher pat neshek acquired a month or two ago, a sad note when he asked for prayers after his first child died in florida less than a day after he was born. >>> thousands of people are expected for the installation mass of the new roman catholic bishop in san francisco. it will draw protestors outside st. mary's cathedral. cate caugiran explains why some of the his views are controversial. >> reporter: good morning. that's because demonstrators are concerned about the new archbisho
in a moment. >>> the amazing a's, they win the a.l. west today, beating the texas rangers. and we have some of the best moments from today's game. >> coco, ball game! western division, the oakland a's have shocked the rangers and the baseball world, and they are the al western division championship. unbelievable! >> unpredictable. >> and that's going to do it for us. thank you so much for joining us. "nightly news" is next, followed by the presidential debates at six is:00.
over. it is done. they get a 2-2 split with ron washington and the rangers. five run first inning for texas. michael jung big hit. two run -- michael young, big hit. two runs. same inning, right center, gone. two run shot. road trip, they were 4-6 in the 10 games but the angels lost as well and they are still 2 up for the second spot and the voting complete. this might be our best high school game of the week tomorrow yet. battling of titans. sarah 3-0. such a big game. they play at foothill college tomorrow. we will feature it tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. that is the sporting life for an early thursday evening. stanford in progress right now on the football field. >> all right. >> highlights at 10:00 p.m. >> never seen that giants tradition. >> oh, yeah. >> thank you. >>> the shark tank, at 10:00 p.m., the impact in the bay area now that the national hockey league canceled games. and thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. vision is that everybody you see on television is doing something better than what you're doing. ever see anybody on tv sliding off the sofa with potato chip crum
we go live to our washington, d.c. bureau. >>> the oakland as beat the texas rangers, 4-3. the as are heading back to the playoffs for first time in six years. [ cheers ] >> struck out all three batters at the top of the 9th. the celebration started. that means at the very least, the as clinched one of the two american league championships. the celebration moved into the clubhouse. the champagne, the beer was knowing. the players started dancing, too. coco crisp played a big role in the game, doubling in the go- ahead run and epscoreed the eventual run. you know, you wouldn't think that all of these rookies would be doing something like this but they have better mentality and they have this useful spark. >> yeah. the as have two games left, tonight and tomorrow afternoon. the now -- they are now one game behind texas. if they win both against the rangers the as will be the western division champs. the as still get that wild card spot. >> that's very excite sighting. very good news. >>> 7:11. nurses on strike. there could be a walkout and what it means for urgent care. >>
. look it up. >> now, i have to. >>> the lone ranger and tonto ride again, ladies and gentlemen. we have the first look at the disney film, who has army hammer and johnny depp. what changed the lone ranger from man of the law into masked aven avenger. "the lone ranger" rides into the sunset in july. >> nicely done. >> in july. no? >>> it's not easy being james bond, ladies and gentlemen. just ask daniel craig. he's the cover boy of the november issue of "vanity fair," talking about just how hard it is for movie stars to live normal lives. people, this is -- it's not easy. back in the day, this is a quote, you could go -- i should do this in a british accent. go into a bar, get drunk, fall over, have a good time, relax, whatever. and no one would know about it. the quote continues. now, everyone's got a camera. stop, ladies and gentlemen, taking 007's picture. stop harassing him. and please, don't send him a martini if you see him out. >> can we look at that picture again of daniel craig? >> in the blue swimsuit? >> the one he posed for. >> it is so tough. it's not easy. >>> hey, everybod
since last week. >> and a big game this afternoon at the oakland coliseum. the as and the rangers play for the american league west title. oakland beat texas 3-1 last night. both teams are in the play-offs but the winner jumps right into the al divisional series. the loser will have to play a one-game wild card game on friday. >>> go, as. that starts about 12:35 today. got your traffic and weather coming up after the break. ,, ,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. we'll take you towards the bay bridge toll plaza. it is a busy morning once again if you are trying to get into san francisco. metering lights are on. and it is stacked up into the maze. let's see. we had an early-morning fender- bender approaching the pay gates. it is long since cleared. but anyway we're left with a good wait behind the toll plaza. elsewhere, the nimitz 880 through oakland, not too bad so far. around 8:00 backs up past the oakland coliseum. that's your "timesaver traffic." here's lawrence. >> we have a lot of sunshine outside right now. looking good toward the golden gate bridge. nice and clear maybe late in the day t
, they will be the champs. you can get the coliseum will be rocking today. the as taking on the rangers in a crucial series. >> strike three called! [ cheers ] >> reporter: last night, the as beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in the tie for the rest. they've now erased what's been a 13-game deficit. if the as win today, they would go straight to the series. that begins this weekend. as the as are making this incredible push to the playoffs, they are more reason to celebrate. it looks like the team will be staying put in oakland for at least the next five years. they won't be moving to the south bay, it doesn't look like, until 2018. that's because the coliseum authority recently handed the as, a five-year extension and lew wolff is apparently very interested in reaching an agreement to keep them here for the foreseeable future. some folks say winning will go a long way to keep the team here. >> people support the team and they love the team. we've been told they don't want to stay. but today, it's exciting, the fans will be out. the buzz around the bay is exciting. >> reporter: yesterday at the colise
tonight a's fell behind early to the rangers in texas yesterday. they came back in the 9th with homeruns the a's still lose 9-7 flitting -- splitting four game series with rangers. one game back for top spot. giants win final home game at at&t beating d-backs giants open in san diego for three games starting tonight end the season in los angeles next week. >>. >> next, the san francisco city college officials say they have a plan to keep college open as it faces severe financial difficulty and threat of lose ago . >>> rush hour mess. preparations underway for this evening's critical mass ride in san francisco, organizers celebrate their 20th anniversary. >> here's a look at our high temperatures for today, more cloud cover coast upper 50s to -- a lot of 70s around the bay and 80s even 90s into the east bay valleys around the country today, a lot of 70s and 80s -- [ inaudible ] check this out, everybody running green, no widespread area of severe weather expected, i believe we'll have flight arrival delays into sfo not oakland and san jose when they let >>> good morning thanks for joinin
to the post-season, unbelievable! >> a's beat rangers 4-3 last night. you can see how thrilled they were. the a's partied like they've never been here before, because most of them haven't. >> the feeling is unbelieveable man, words can't explain it to come as far as we have and nobody expected it, good feeling to silence a lot of people. >> amazing! playoffs baby! >> they went into the season having a good time and the a can win the division title outright by beating the rangers tonight and tomorrow afternoon to sweep the series. >>> 11 teams from the america's cup world series will take to san francisco bay agained if for the competition the second chapter of the competition. today will be free practice sailing with qualifying event tomorrow. championship racing begins thursday builds each day to super sunday racing the first leg was in august when thousands packed the marina green for the event one of several leading up to next year's finals in september, right here in san francisco. >>> at the same time, the blue angels will cruise into town and fleet week they arrive around 6:15 flyi
title. tryi to beat the ranger y again to set up a one ge again to set up a one ge nner takin . >> come up tonight at 11:00 o'clock. extremely critical report on the oakland police department. what it says about the mentality of officers when they use deadly force. >> and tanning bed safety. new study that went looking for answers from thousands of people that use them or discover. more of this sports director is here with all the sports tonight. what a great story. >> it continues. not over yet. rangerwish it was over but no no no. a's celebrated my off first last night so tonight the after party and maybe again the pre-party trial to get from his picture tonight. turn out in droves in the green and gold at the coliseum. 2nd inning jam. runners at the courses. out of trouble following hamilton. he yushs that 1 the bounce off the wall. scoring for degree. rangers take a 1 nothing lead. same scor. nois offrigh hcruid bo is goi to edge for in it best to. petaluma a pride johnny goes em invite just went final at this moment they are tying with test for fears place. come dow
back with nine to play. swept the texas rangers yesterday. twice the payroll they do to win the american league west. that means that they are going to detroit to start the playoff series on saturday. now yesterday here it was frenetic and the fans were going crazy. we had a chance to talk to some of them after the game. they were ready to go with their amazing a's. >> i've been waiting all my life for something like that. watching the a s back in 2000, i was never at the game, but this time i was at the game. seeing the celebration the last three days, remarkable. >> they are going all the way. >> i'm experiencing history right now so i'm excited. >> i didn't really believe in the as, i had to be a part of it today. they've been making magic happen all year. >> reporter: it took to the last game in the season but finally the playoff pitcher is in place and we have a look at what you can expect from the oakland as starting on saturday. they go to detroit today, will practice friday, first game is saturday. 3:00. then they play again sunday. then they come back home to start
's, rangers, and i'm told even the hotdogs are bigger in texas. bottom one. 2-0 home team. mike napoli up, up, out. off travis blackley. a two-run shot. 5-0 texas. the rangers scoring early and often. the a's chipping away in the eighth. josh reddick broke that slump last night and all of a sudden he's on fire. a solo home run his second of the game. it is 9-7. then the former giant joe nathan comes on to shut the door getting jonny gomes and the raempgers win 9-7. never have game officials been such popular cats. a nation rejoices as the real zebras return to action. the browns and ravens basking in the glow of legitimacy as we speak. earlier commissioner roger goodell addressed the return of the refs. >> there was a real pressure i think for everyone to get the officials back on the field this weekend. i think the officials wanted to get back on. and i believe we would have reached agreement this week regardless of monday night or sunday night. the past weekend. everybody was to the point of getting this concluded. >> you're no doubt aware of the korean import that is enveloping our great n
at the coliseum. exciting. they have been on a roll. the as tied the rangers for the division lead last night. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning and we go to the sixth and the pride of petaluma jonny gomes says see ya! that's a solo shot. as win 3-1. they have come from 13 games behind to tie texas for the division lead. so here's how it sets up now. the as win this afternoon. they will win the west and get a best-of-five play-off series beginning on the weekend. if they lose, they are still in but it's a wild card game. that would mean a one-game play- off on friday. if they win they move on. if they lose, they're out. go as. the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs in l.a. last night. great game, though. buster posey going deep for his 24th homer in an early giant lead. he should be the mvp. that held on to beat the dodgers then 4-3. they will play the season finale this afternoon in a game that doesn't mean much but anytime you beat the dodgers, that's a good thing. the cardinals got in because of that dodger loss. >>> play of the day comes from kansas c
the rangers last night for the divisional lead. derek norris driving in a couple of runs in the 5th inning. 6th jonny gomes with a solo home run. as win 3-1. if they beat the rangers today they advance to a best of five series. if they lose, it's a one-game wild card play-off on friday. >>> how about the giants knocked the dodgers out of the play-offs picture in l.a. how sweet that? buster posey with his 24th home run. they beat the dodgers 4-3. they will play the regular season finale this afternoon at dodger stadium. dodgers are out, cardinals got the wild card because of that win. >>> play of the day kansas city, missouri detroit tigers grassy hits a ground ball to short and it's fielded by escobar who makes this an unbelievable turn and toss contorted. look at that. deep in the hole and still gets his man. he gets the play of the day. the royals are out of the play- offs. good shortstop. >> he makes it look so easy. >> a great play. >>> 6:26. coming up, timing is everything. are the as on the verge of leaving oakland? >> plus, butt out. san francisco may ban public nudity. the proposed fi
, rangers plan to keep it closed tomorrow, too. and there are teachers encouraging students to drink plenty of water and limited outdoor activities. >> you still want to get out there to do exercise. but we've -- we don't do soccer. we don't do some of the sports that might overexert theme others flocked to the fountains in downtown san jose. and there appears to be little relief for some people. >> and san francisco is known as a tollerant city but tonight what leaders said enough is enough whit comes to public nudity. introducing a measure restricting where people are allowed to be in the buff. abc 7 is live in the epicenter often in the castro. people will be surprised to know there is no state law against public nudity. >> that is right. it only deals with lewd, nude behavior, and not nudity itself. last year you might remember san francisco supervisors passed a law requiring nudists to put a towel or something down on the seat before they sit. and the man behind that measure has been pushing for new restrictions. >> on a nice day, this man enjoys baring it all. these a are the so calle
watching the as win. the oakland at threat as going for the pennant this afternoon. the as tied the rangers for the divisional lead last night. derek norris drove in a couple of runs in the 5th inning. in the sixth, jonny gomes going deep with a solo shot. as won 3-1. that's six in a row. they can make it seven in a row to take the division crown tonight -- today the winner will get the divisional crown. the loser plays a one-game wild card game on friday so the as have to have this game. >> good luck to them. >>> protestors plan to march in richmond this afternoon to demand safety improvements at the chevron oil refinery. the refinery was the scene of an august fire that prompted 15,000 people to seek hospital treatment out of concern they breathed in toxic smoke. meanwhile, the city council passed a resolution yesterday setting tougher requirements for chevron as it rebuilds the fire-damaged crude unit. >>> in other headlines around the bay, a new smaller walmart is now open for business in the westgate mall in san jose. the walmart neighborhood market is designed for quick and easy shopp
they will loud later on today. this win last night put the red hot a's in position and they beat the rangers 3-1 and that put them in a tie. they have erased a 13 deficit, almost unthinkable this come back. if they win they go straight to the division series however if they lose the as are still in the playoffs. but it looks tougher. they have to play a do or die game against either the baltimore orioles or the yankees. last night jonny gomes was asked about how much confidence they have going into this game. >> well, about the same as what we had when we went into the season i am not going to lie to you but just checked another one off the list and that's a great celebration of what we had last night. >> it is another reason for fans to celebrate and they will be staying in oakland for the time-being putting it to 2018. they recently happened the as a five year he can pension and they are reportedly interested. even if they built a ballpark in san jose it would not be ready for another five years. it will be packed and later on season finale will determine the championship. it will begin 12:3
! [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: the as score 11 unanswered runs and sweep the texas rangers to win the american league west. >> they're going nuts! >> we're not finished yet. i realize that. but we're going to enjoy right now. it's an unbelievable feeling. >> it was great. we haven't had this kind of turnout all year. it got out blood pumping. >> too many times this year people want to point to intangibles and not recognize that there's some good baseball players here. and there's no such thing as being lucky for 162 games. >> reporter: tired of drinking champagne is this. >> what?! [ laughter ] what kind of question? >> reporter: the asked the dumbest question of the post- season. i admit it. allen, congratulations to your 2012 a.l. west champion oakland athletics. we have to see what the new york yankees do tonight until we know what the as will be doing in their first game of the post-season. allen what a great day at the coliseum. >> got a question for you of are you getting tired of getting doused with champagne is this. >> reporter: no, man. what a stupid question that is! >
angels and the texas rangers as the a's hope to clinch that playoff spot. yesterday the angels won in texas. today they battle again and you can watch that game on ktvu at 1:00. >>> all right. let's go over to rosemary who is watching the rising temperatures this morning. hey, rosemary. >> good morning. a calm start out there. temperatures a little cool, and boy is it cloudy. we have clouds widespread this morning. the marine layer right about 1500 feet and we're dealing with fog as well as high pressure builds in. the high pressure will bring us the warm-up, compressing the marine layer. poor visibility in areas like santa rosa as well as the coast. widespread 50s outside our door at this hour. by noontime, we're looking at 60s right along the coastline in san francisco, along the east bay shore, 70s around the bay. mid 70s in santa rosa to upper 70s near concord, and livermore, right about 80 degrees at lunchtime. into the afternoon. there is the red. 90s in the forecast, livermore, antioc, concord, and areas near clear lake for the afternoon. today going to be a warmer day. tomo
for the fourth time this year. they are 2 1/2 back of the rangers in the west and 2 1/2 ahead of the angels for the final wildcard. >>> giants and padres in san diego. giants get on the board first in the first. hunter pence, three-run shot off eric stults. his 23rd of the year. just like that 3-0, g-men. next pitch. xavier out of cal, goes deep to center. cameron may be has a leap continue. great catch. took a chunk out of the wall in the process. madison bumgarner on the mound and he got rocked. third inning, chase headley two-run shot. padres take the 4-3 lead. bumgarner for innings. giants go on to lose it 7-3. all right. who has the bsst record in bay area college football right now? that would be san jose state. spartans looking for their fourth straight victory hosted by navy. a defensive battle. johnson strips the quarterback tray miller. they recover and here we go. not a lot of offense in the first quarter. here's a terrific play. he looks like he is sacked. escapes and stosses it up. makes an outstanding one arounded grab. they led 3-0 at the last. late third, navy with the play
. winning 7-4. they are 2 1/2 back of the rangers in the west and 2 1/2 ahead of the angels for the final wildcard. >>> giants and padres in san diego. the blue man group wearing their fall colors, i guess. giants get on the board first in the first. hunter pence, three-run shot off eric stults. his 23rd of the year. just like that 3-0, g-men. next pitch. xavier nady out of cal, goes deep to center. cameron maybe has a leap continue. great catch. took a chunk out of the wall in the process. madison bumgarner on the mound and he got rocked. third inning, chase headley two-run shot. padres take the 4-3 lead. bumgarner 4 innings. giants go on to lose it 7-3. all right. who has the best record in bay area college football right now? that would be san jose state. spartans looking for their fourth straight victory hosted by navy. a defensive battle. travis johnson strips the quarterback trey miller. they recover and here we go. not a lot of offense in the first quarter. here's a terrific play. he looks like he is sacked. escapes and tosses it up. makes an outstanding one-handed grab. spore fans
ahead of anaheim and tampa for the wild card spot. they host the rangers for the next three games. all right, here we go. a 2-2 tie in the eighth. he drills it down the line. what else? another homerun. 23 ready of the -- 23rd of the year. and the a's are amazing. they either hit home runs or strike out. his third in the last four games. two-run shot. a's win it. they want to win the division. they have texas in town for the final three games. padres hotsing the giants -- hosting the giants. that one is gone off houston street. that's the 100th homerun for the giants. it ties the game at five. a two-run shot. a 7-5 victory. on to l.a. to win the regular season with three against the dodgers. this sports report is brought to you by river rock casino and what a day in sports? >> that concludes another broadcast of abc7 news. i'm alan wang. always a pleasure working with you, leigh and you, shu. thanks for watching. we start again tomorrow morning at 4:30.
win the western division if they win the next couple of games against the rangers. but definitely they're going in at least as wild card winners. >> it's awesome, i mean it never gets old. this is why you play the game. the atmosphere, the guys. >> it's an awesome feeling. we're a team. that's our mo from day one and that's the way it's going to continue to be. it's not just one guy that's going to stand out. the starting pitchers and all the other hitters did a great job. that's the way we have to look at it. >> not anything sweeter for giant fans. to eliminate the dodgers, nothing tougher than watching a dodger walk off win if you're a giant's fan. and that latter issue is what came to fruition tonight at dodger stadium. although it started so nicely for san francisco. buster posey deep left got himself an rbi which happens to be his 100th of the year. he was 1-4 in the batting race where he still leads. marco scutero continues to come through. base hit left field. angel pegan with a flagged 2-2. in the bottom of the ninth santiago casilla. and ends up on scutero's glove. they are al
yesterday. the team swept the rangers to win the division title on the final day of their regular season. >> it is fantastic, unbelievable! this is so great. >> i've been waiting for the a's to get back to the championship, we are going to do it this year. >> to make the understatement of the year it has been an improbable season for the a's, 13 games back the end of june. they come all the way back and win it on game number 162. the a's and tigers meet in best of five series starts saturday in detroit, game time 3 p.m. our time, game two sunday detroit then back to oakland for a game or two or three, the best of five, those games in oakland start tuesday tickets on sale now. >>> giants are going to meet the national league champion reds best of five series starting saturday. game time for the giants 6:30. >>> if we get lucky and giants and a's bay bridge series does happen, bart will see a lot of action. this morning bart is experiencing major delays that sue is tracking. >> right now, -- >>> you felt the breeze early afternoon then some areas had that wind whipping and definitely the c
. the as if you haven't heard already they won the als title. they took on the rangers. they swept up. it was a sweet victory yesterday we're going to have highlights on that coming up as well. it's here. the ships have begun to arrive including the uss macon huge aircraft carrier. a lot of the sailors are doing a lot of great things. we'll explore that in a little more detail coming up. >>> a big change in the weather. >> a dramatic change in the forecast, the fog really rolled in yesterday afternoon and affected all of our coastal communities. dealing with widespread low clouds, it's a chilly start to the morning and we're looking at upper 70s at best. changes ahead. we have some sprinkles in the forecast. i'll highlight what's on tap for the week coming up. >>> the traffic looking good on the freeway this morning, but there's a bart delay. we are just learning that there's a piece of maintenance that is stuck on the tracks in oakland and that accounts for delays heading to san francisco which is a major commute direction from the bay. it's slowing on the fremont l ine. >>> the fi
the making the playoffs now. the mariners and then they get to play the rangers. all the games will be at home. and my guess i am ready for the a's. if we see more seats filled that is what it comes down to. >> i see it coming down to j. r. i just tell him the light of the coliseum's and where are the fans. >> it is going to be a gorgeous weekend and i know there's the ball to watch the would you do something tomorrow? will you pledge tomorrow to get off your butt and do something? >> i play a big turkey on tv but i move around a bit. it's like the older father driving his kids around on the weekend. >> you said it's all in the car you drive >> i am not running but i am going to say get on your mark spitz said go. but then i will go home immediately and set back on the couch. >> i'll be watching for you as i run by. >> that is a pretty good little run. >> we will see you is 7:53 a.m. we will be right back -what's up? i'm chris. -and i'm erik. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wo
over the rangers, 4-3 the final. that was the final pitch, a strikeout. if they can beat texas two more times tonight and a matinee on wednesday, they could win their division. so go, as. got your traffic and weather coming right up. so stay right there. ,, ,,,,,, >>> good morning. well, if you are traveling southbound 680 we're just getting word of what sounds like a smoking tanker truck. it is off to the right-hand shoulder. again, that's southbound 680 approaching scott creek. so we'll let you know if it causes any further delays. outside, here's a live look at 880 in oakland past the oakland coliseum. everything looking good this morning. and at the bay bridge toll plaza, the metering lights have been on since before 6:30. it's backed up to the maze. all right. here's lawrence. >> elizabeth, you just dropped your purse? >> i did. did you hear this? >> i see change everywhere! [ laughter ] >> around the bay area, lots of sunshine, looks like we are going to see it all the way to the coastline. what a beautiful beginning to the day. the winds are calm and we are looking good. temperat
similar to the plan the congressman hans in the federal health care plan. we have a ranger programs to choose from and you can pick the plan that best meets your needs are the third thing is about to drive down health care costs. we've got to replace the affordable care act with reforms more market-based. to do that first of all we need to change the tax code so individuals can have an incentive for buying insurance. for example, if you work for a company now that provides health insurance, your payments in the health care plans, pretax. as an individual, small business website shows you don't get that break. i will reform the tax code to give individual separate. seconding is to force insurance companies to compete across straight lines. it doesn't make sense to let them compete. that competition will drive down costs. next thing is i believe we ought to let individuals and all businesses band together to purchase insurance so they have the same economy of scale to larger corporations have in a purchase insurance and that again will lead to better competition and also primark is th
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